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  1. no 12v at pin 30 fuel relay 1996 316 compact

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, Earlier this week I used my compact without any trouble, then went to go out later that day, and the car cut out by the time my seat belt was on. The things which are fine / tested ok: All relays, fuse 18, earth on fuel pump connector, The fuel pump works when connected directly to the...
  2. 2005 316 i misfire

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    274e & 2745 2nd cylinder ignition error. Ignition coils and spark plugs renewed, injectors clean but 2 cylinders gives error.
  3. e46 316 1.8 2003 91k 279D error and !120 stuck value crankshaft adaption bank 1

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hey guys i bought a e46 316 1.8 with the n42b18 engine i am having a few issues with the car since buying it 1, inlet crankshaft bank 1 adaption is stuck fast at !120 doesnt move at all bank 2 has no reading whats so ever included pictures as reference the car blows white smoke little bit of...
  4. 2003 N42 316 - Cylinder Head Rear Cover Plate....What does it do?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi knowledgeable peeps.... On the rear of the CH is a black plastic cover plate, I know it seals part of the cooling system, but there are two seals....is one the cooling channel and the other an oil gallery, or are they both part of the cooling system? I ask as I am getting oil in the coolant...
  5. What’s an e30 316 worth

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, not been on here for sometime but I’ve been asked by an elderly guy I know what his car might be worth, here’s what I know about it, it’s 1998 f reg red 2 door manual with 88k, he has owned it for around the last 20 years, it’s all original bodywork and has electric windows, central...
  6. Possible new purchase - 1984 E30 316 - advice please!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, my first post on here and need some advice please. It's a 1984 registered E30 on an 'A' plate. It's been with the same lady owner since 1984 - the logbook has 2 previous owners for some reason (apparently the husband was a business man and this had tax implications). It's not been...
  7. FS: BMW 3 Series E36 316 318 325 328 Coupe Saloon Touring 92-00 C... - TMS Motorsport

    TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: BMW 3 Series E36 316 318 325 328 Coupe Saloon Touring 92-00 Coilover Suspension Kit Damper boot for maximum damper seal protection. Adjustable spring perch for wide range ride height. Competition...
  8. E46 compact 2002 316 converted to m54b25

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Looking for some help guys. I have not long finished my conversion car starts and drives good although I can't get it to idle. I have replaced every part i can think of hoses/intake pipes/ccv kit/icv/tb/maf. Even had the engine retimed as I was told might be that as I done my vanos seals but...
  9. FS: BMW 3 Series E36 316 318 325 328 Coupe Saloon Touring 92-00 C... - TMS Motorsport

    TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: BMW 3 Series E36 316 318 325 328 Coupe Saloon Touring 92-00 Coilover Suspension Kit Damper boot for maximum damper seal protection. Adjustable spring perch for wide range ride height. Competition...
  10. FS: BMW 3 Series E46 316 318 320 325 328 330 Coilover Suspension Kit - TMS Motorsport

    TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: BMW 3 Series E46 316 318 320 325 328 330 Coilover Suspension Kit Damper boot for maximum damper seal protection. Adjustable spring perch for wide range ride height. Competition spring rates...
  11. BMW 316 E46 Wipers working intermitent

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hi I am bmw 316 on 1999 plate e46 I am having issues with the wipers working intermittent when I use them just by changing speed of wiper the stop working and will not work and if I switch off the car and switch on after a while they will work again until I touch the stock and they go dead. so...
  12. 316 project the journey starts

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hello im new to the forum and you may have seen from my other tread im in a pickle with my 316 e46 compact and i believe it needs a vanos re build and re timing so ive decided a engine replacement was the best option. few pointers before the pitch forks come at me. will it be easier to do a...
  13. No external devices option on BMW 316!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello, I have just bought a 316d Es which is fitted with a AUX port and USB port but when I go onto CD/Multimedia there is no external devices option for me to click! Is there anyway I can install? Thanks Josh
  14. 316 27BB fault /p0015 running out of ideas and patience

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, there. im new to the forum and unfortunate im coming in with a problem but l do my best to give back as i can. i have read throgh several posts and researched a lot before posting. il try simplify while giving as much info as pos. i have an 04 316 e46 compact that has served me extremely...
  15. bmw e36 316 engine swap

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Alright guys, i have doen a fair bit of research about how i can get more power out of the 1.6 engine i got in my e36 and from what i see its easier to put a bigger engine in there so i am going to go for a 328 engine or maybe even bigger but what i need to know is what else will i need to...
  16. 316 manual engine swap m50b25

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone. My first post on bimmer forums. I am looking to swap out my 316i manual to a m50b25. I managed to pick up a coupe (rotten to the core) but the engine has only done 80k and has an auto box so the chances of it being driven hard is more unlikely. The m50 hasn't ran for around 7...
  17. PLEASE HELP! 2003 E46 Compact, 316, TI SE Flashing engine light, missfire

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Everyone, I was driving yesterday and all of a sudden I felt no power, looked down at the dash to see the engine light flashing and the engine was running quite rough. Pulled over, stopped and started the engine and its been fine since although I have read the codes using my code reader and...
  18. 2004 e46 ti 316 with all sorts of issues, central locking, radio reception etc.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The central locking started to play up on the car ages ago. the remote locking would start to only work the closer I got to the car, then it was intermittent. then it stopped all together. The next thing was the car would no longer start with the key, it did crank but wouldn't start. Luckily I...
  19. BMW 316 TI SE Compact 1.8cc Petrol Manual

    Introductions
    Hi everyone just acquired this my first BMW,okay it's not new,can't afford new,was fairly cheap,anyway there was no MOT,and had a few issues since repaired by myself,dash lights,fitted a new pre cat lambda sensor and a new camshaft position sensor,bought a second hand CD Player bmw of course to...
  20. 2001 316 ti

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello I recently got my 1St BMW and it randomly cuts out when driving and will not start for a good few hours so I leave it till the next day it's back to normal and for a few days it's fine then it happens again so I called recovery (now getting annoyed with leaving it in random places) and...
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